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Eating Abroad Europe Malta

Michael’s, Valletta

July 28, 2015

Is there anything worse than being sick on holiday? Quality exploring time is wasted and you’re more miserable than usual without any of your usual creature comforts on hand. It’s frustrating for all involved; I know my travel companion has a particularly tough time because yours truly is a particularly terrible patient. I’m one of those stubborn people who avoid the drugs and have faith that their body will defeat it all on its own, eventually. That was quite the revelation wasn’t it because I’m normally so mellow and obliging…

Anyway, this little travel nightmare happened to me on a recent trip to Malta. There were a group of us, we hired a lovely apartment, though it wasn’t outrageously hot, the sun was shining and it was still many degrees warmer than London so we were very happy. Which in turn leads me to be a little lax with applying sunscreen and opting to stay hydrated with wine instead of water. My normally water-guzzling body did not like this one bit and by the evening it was starting to enact its revenge.

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